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Mastering Phrasal Verbs with Lindsay Dow Review Language Resources

To be honest, before taking Lindsay’s course, I had no clue what phrasal verbs were. I don’t remember learning them in school and I am certain that I’ve never come across them being referenced when learning another language. When one says that native speakers don’t always make the best teachers, I can relate. I’d have a hard time explaining English grammar to a student. Like...

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A Review of Fluency Made Achievable & The Vocab Cookbook by Kerstin Hammes Cable Language Resources

I first discovered Kerstin Hammes Cable a while back when she hosted a Language Book Club event with Kris Broholm a while back. Naturally, I then popped over to check out her website, Fluentlanguage.co.uk, and immediately became a fan. I signed up for her newsletter, purchased one of her books and followed her blog. I’ve since gone on to subscribe to (and even appear on)...

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Tandem App Language Exchange | A Review Language Resources

You’ve spent hours sending messages back and forth with a variety of potential language partners, weeding out the ones that aren’t a good match with you, finally setting up a time to sign on to Skype and chat with one that seemed a good fit. The day arrives, you’ve studied the topics you’d like to go over, sign onto Skype and the person doesn’t show...

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Christmas in the Philippines with Ron Gullekson | 12 Days of Christmas Day 12 Culture & Cuisine / Culture & History / Language Resources / Travel

About the Author // Ron Gullekson is a ‘language enthusiast’ with a background in German, Spanish, Arabic, and English. He runs Language Surfer where he shares his advice to language learners and his progress with the languages that he studies. Christmas in the Philippines The Long Tradition of Christmas In the 16th century, Spanish colonizers brought Catholicism to the Philippines. Now 85% of the Philippines’ 98...

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Christmas in Korea with Esther Julee | 12 Days of Christmas Around the World Day 10 Culture & Cuisine / Culture & History / Language Resources / Travel

About the Contributor // I want to extend a huge thanks to Esther Julee of Local Adventurer for helping me research this post! Esther is a photographer and blogger currently based in San Diego, California where she writes about her travels along with her husband Jacob. A History of Christmas in Korea Korea began celebrating Christmas as a holiday in the year 1949. Since the...

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Christmas in France | 12 Days of Christmas Around the World Day 10 Culture & Cuisine / Culture & History / Language Resources / Travel

Today is the tenth day of the 12 Days of Christmas Around the World, so the countdown is on! And today, I’d like to share my second (and last) contribution to the series, before I let the other wonderful bloggers take over once more. In this post, I’d like to talk about Christmas in a country near and dear to my heart – France. How...

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